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The Resource The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle

The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle

Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist
Title
The lightning dreamer
Title remainder
Cuba's greatest abolitionist
Statement of responsibility
Margarita Engle
Title variation
lightning dreamer
Title variation remainder
Cubas greatest abolitionist
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes
Summary
In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2014
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2014.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014.
Awards note
Pura Belpré Honor book, 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10174347
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
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cDLlFoMYqbk
LC call number
PZ7.5.E54
LC item number
Lig 2013
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1070
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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Cuba's greatest abolitionist
Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Harcourt is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company"--Title page verso
  • "Jacket illustration...by Edel Rodriguez ; Jacket design by Elizabeth Tardiff"--Jacket flap
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 181)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Historical background -- pt. 1. Suns and rays, 1827 -- pt. 2. The orphan theater, 1827 -- pt. 3. The marriage market, 1828 -- pt. 4. See me as I am, 1829 -- pt. 5. The hotel of Peace, 1836 -- Historical note -- The writing of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Control code
5616007
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780547807430
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013003913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn828265007
  • (OCoLC)828265007
Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Harcourt is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company"--Title page verso
  • "Jacket illustration...by Edel Rodriguez ; Jacket design by Elizabeth Tardiff"--Jacket flap
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 181)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Historical background -- pt. 1. Suns and rays, 1827 -- pt. 2. The orphan theater, 1827 -- pt. 3. The marriage market, 1828 -- pt. 4. See me as I am, 1829 -- pt. 5. The hotel of Peace, 1836 -- Historical note -- The writing of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Control code
5616007
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780547807430
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013003913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn828265007
  • (OCoLC)828265007

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